The Platinum Rule: Discover the Four Basic Business Personalities and How They Can Lead You to Success by Tony Alessandra and Michael J. O'Connor is a book about understanding and working with different personality types in the workplace. The authors argue that the key to success in business is to understand that people have different communication styles and preferences, and to tailor your approach to each individual.
The Like Switch: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Influencing, Attracting, and Winning People Over by Jack Schafer and Marvin Karlins is a practical guide to building rapport and trust in a variety of situations. Drawing on his experience as an FBI agent, Schafer provides insights into human behaviour and communication that can be applied in business, social, and personal relationships.
Beliefs: Pathways to Health and Well-Being by Robert Dilts is a comprehensive exploration of the power of beliefs in shaping our experiences and influencing our behaviours. Dilts, a renowned expert in neuro-linguistic programming (NLP), provides readers with valuable insights, techniques, and strategies to examine and transform their belief systems, ultimately leading to enhanced health and well-being.
First Impressions: What You Don't Know About How Others See You by Ann Demarais and Valerie White is a fascinating exploration of the psychology behind first impressions and how they shape our interactions with others. The book provides valuable insights and practical techniques for making a positive impact from the moment we meet someone.
Just Listen: Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone by Mark Goulston is a captivating book that explores the power of listening and its potential to create meaningful connections with others. Goulston reveals essential strategies and techniques for enhancing communication skills, building trust, and fostering deep understanding.
In his groundbreaking book Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ, author Daniel Goleman challenges the conventional notion that intelligence is solely defined by one's IQ. Goleman argues that emotional intelligence, which encompasses a set of skills related to understanding and managing emotions, plays a crucial role in personal and professional success.
"Interview Like Yourself...No, Really!: Follow Your Strengths and Skills to Get the Job" by Jezra Kaye is a practical guide to interviewing that explains the importance of being true to oneself and leveraging one's unique strengths and skills to stand out from the competition.
The Lost Art of Listening: How Learning to Listen Can Improve Relationships by Michael P. Nichols is a book that explores the significance of listening in our personal and professional lives. Nichols explains that effective listening is a skill that can be learned and honed, and that it plays a crucial role in building and maintaining healthy relationships.
The Charisma Myth by Olivia Fox Cabane is a book that offers readers a comprehensive guide to developing and cultivating charisma. Cabane argues that charisma is not an innate quality that some people are born with, but rather a set of learned behaviours and practices that anyone can acquire with time and effort.
"Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery" by Garr Reynolds is a book that offers a fresh approach to creating presentations that is grounded in simplicity, clarity, and creativity. The book challenges the traditional approach of creating text-heavy slides and delivers practical tips on how to design visually compelling slides, deliver engaging presentations, and connect with your audience.